Checklist for training organisations seeking to become PWTAG Approved Training Organisations

Once you have read all the guidance in this document prepare your submission to PWTAG – this will include:

  1. A letter of intent
  2. Materials to support the course
  3. A statement of how the course will be administered and managed

Send copies of these electronically where possible to PWTAG ensuring

  1. Teaching materials are in compliance with CoP
  2. Teaching materials are in compliance with syllabus
  3. That details of how the course is to be delivered, methods, timing and structure are clear
  4. There is a complete list of the Instructors their names and qualifications
  5. That details are given showing how the exam for the SPTO will be administered
  6. The certificate procedures
  7. How updates of course material will be provided
  8. How you will ensure the quality control of the process and delivery

This material will be assessed by a panel from PWTAG who will make a judgement as to its suitability and/or will either feedback to you on amendments or changes required or you will be contacted to arrange an assessment meeting. At this meeting you will be expected to make a presentation to the panel on your course and qualification and take questions from them on the course or delivery.


An alternative means of becoming an approved trainer would be to enter into a partnership with previously approved PWTAG training organisations given above, so doing ensures that you would not have to develop your own training materials, systems etc